Mara Huber sees untapped potential everywhere. Using her training in Cognitive Psychology, Mediation, and Strategic Planning she works with individuals, organizations, and communities to help them get “unstuck” and leverage their resources toward greater impact. She currently serves as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education at the University at Buffalo, working to strengthen experiential learning opportunities for faculty and students. Past leadership roles have included Founding Director of the UB Center for Educational Collaboration, Special Assistant to the President for Educational Initiatives and Director of the UB – Buffalo Schools Partnership. Huber’s signature programs include the “Wiggle Your Power” children’s book and summer camp, the Buffalo Tanzania Education Project (BTEP), and the MOVE framework and toolkit for making big things happen at work, home, and in the world.
Mara has been recognized for her professional and community efforts through the 2010 “40 Under 40” designation from Buffalo Business First, the UB Department of Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award, and a recent Paul Harris and Lighthouse Award for her presidency of the Buffalo Sunrise Rotary Club. In her free time Mara serves on the boards of Nardin Academy and the International Institute of Buffalo.